Do I need to block acrylic yarn?
First of all, as I said above, acrylic projects need to be blocked. It gives the yarn it’s final finish. In other words, the yarn itself will look much better if it’s blocked.
What happens when you iron acrylic yarn?
Why You Should NEVER Press An Iron To Synthetic Yarns
Directly pressing the iron to your work will result in tears and frustration as the synthetic fibers begin to melt, get stuck to your iron’s plating and warp your stitches into something unrecognizable.
How do you curl box braids with hot water?
Hot Water Method
The simplest way to curl your box braids is to dip them into a boiling water. Use rollers to roll your braids, cover your face with a towel in order not to get burned, and dip the hair into hot water for a few minutes. Afterward, remove the rollers fast and the beautiful curls are ready.